VirtualSkipper 5 is by far the most popular sailing online PC racing game that is available now. If you are a fan of sailing then you would surely enjoy the game. But even if you are not a fan of the sport and you know next to nothing about it, you are still bound to enjoy this online game.
The Best Sailing Locations
The game allows you to skipper the best sailing boat models that are available today. You also get to pick a location from the top sailing locations in the world. You get to pick from Auckland, to Rio. There are actually 14 courses that you get to choose from. You get to sail out in the Ocean.
There are four different types of boats that you get to race in this game. Each class behaves differently. Then there is the ultra-realistic ocean that has been designed in the game. You get to experience the roughness of the ocean just as it would behave in real life.
The game also has an editor added on to it which allows you to create the regatta of your choice and also to carve out your own water course.
The great news is that this game is free. All you have to do is to download it to your computer. As long as your computer meets the system requirements then you’re set to go. Here are the system requirements for the game:
- OS- Windows 2000/XP/Vista
- Sound Card- 16 bit DirectX compatible
- Central Processing Unit- Pentium IV 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon XP1600+
- Hard Drive- 1.5 GB free disk space
- Graphics Card- 16 MB, 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible
- Random Access Memory:-256 MB (XP) or 512 MB (Vista)
The game is available in several languages. You can choose from English, Spanish, French, Italian and German.
If you have checked your computer’s capabilities and it would meet the minimum requirements of the game then all you have to do is to visit the site of the developers of the game. You would see right away on the home page of the site the part where it says you can download the game. You just have to follow the same procedure when you are downloading and installing any kind of game from the internet. You have to accept the terms and conditions as set down by the developers and in no time you’ll be set to go and play the game.